Meaning of matsu

mat•su

Pronunciation: (mat's), [key]
— n.
  1. a pine, Pinus massoniana, of China, yielding a wood used in furniture-making, the construction of houses, etc.

Ma•tsu

Pronunciation: (mat-s', mat's Chin. mä'dz), [key]
— n.
  1. an island off the SE coast of China, in the East China Sea: controlled by Taiwan. 11,000; 17 sq. mi. (44 sq. km). Cf.
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